More violence in the DC. A delivery man was shot and another man was stabbed

Several neighborhoods in the heart of the District have seen a sharp uptick in violent crime. Now, violence interrupters will work in those communities in an effort to curb the problem. According to the Metropolitan Police Department, ANC 5E, which includes the neighborhoods of Eckington, Bloomingdale and Truxton Circle has seen more than 50 percent increase in violent crime in 2019 compared to the same time last year.
Published: 6:25 AM EDT August 16, 2019
Updated: 6:24 AM EDT August 16, 2019